Health systems are enhancing their retention efforts and looking for creative ways to attract nurses. In addition to compensation, an optimized facility could play an important role in retention.
The Chicagoland area has long since been a sought after destination for industrial real estate. With it’s Midwestern location allowing for easy transportation to any coast, the railroad infrastructure, and the many Interstates in the vicinity, it is clear to see why towns like Addison, Park Ridge, and those in the O’Hare market have consistently been in industrial real estate demand.
NorthShore University HealthSystem and Edward-Elmhurst Health Merge to Create Illinois’ Third-Largest Health Systems
“the merger will create a network of more than 300 clinics and other sites of care throughout the suburbs and parts of Chicago, uniting 25,000 employees and producing the second-largest physician network in Illinois, officials said. Combined, the new system will be home to more than 6,000 doctors.”
Over the past three decades, the Chicago suburbs have seen a trend emerging in the medical real estate industry; the push towards a “hub and spoke” model. In this concept, hospitals are the central hub, and outpatient and surgery centers, as well as preventative care offices, are the spokes to the system
As they often say, health is the utmost wealth each individual must treasure. People should prioritize health, for it is the foundation of their productivity and enthusiasm to work and